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Angrezi Medium movie review: Irrfan Khan wins your heart

Angrezi Medium movie review: Irrfan Khan wins your heart
Angrezi Medium movie review is here. Directed by Homi Adajania, the movie is the sequel to the 2017 comedy Hindi Medium and stars Irrfan Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Radhika Madan, and Deepak Dobriyal. Does it stays true to the expectations?. Let?s find out in the movie review of Angrezi Medium

Immediate reaction when the end credits roll

The magic of Irrfan Khan?s as an actor par excellence charms this quirky family ode to fatherhood with his irresistible magic.

The Story of Angrezi Medium

A simpleton from Udaipur Champak Bansal (Irrfan) who has the tendency to be confused from time to time belongs to the age old legacy of the famous chain of sweet delicacies Ghasitaram?s. The happy go lucky Champak is blessed with a sweet teenage daughter, Tarika (Radhika Madan). One day, Tarika expresses her strong desire to study in a prestigious university in London.

Her school has
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Shilpa Shetty

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Shilpa Shetty
Shilpa Shetty is best known for her work as an actress in Hindi films. However, she is also a television personality, businesswoman, philanthropist, and former model. She was born in Karnataka, India, on June 8, 1975, and she began her career in the entertainment industry in 1991. She is famous for roles in films including ‘Dhadkan’, ‘Rishtey’, ‘Garv’, ‘Phir Milenge’, ‘Auto Shankar’, ‘Life in a Metro’, ‘Aprie’, and ‘The Desire’. Although she is relatively well-known due to the diversity of her work, there are still plenty of facts that people do not know about this talented woman. Here are 10

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Shilpa Shetty
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Busan: Bhumi Pednekar, Konkona Sen Sharma Hatch Plentiful Future Plans

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Busan: Bhumi Pednekar, Konkona Sen Sharma Hatch Plentiful Future Plans
The sparkling female stars of Alankrita Shrivastava’s “Dolly Kitty and Those Twinkling Stars,” produced by Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms, have plenty going on in their careers.

Bhumi Pednekar has had a very brief career so far, but she has made each role count. She made her debut in 2015’s “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” as an overweight housewife dealing with an arranged marriage, and went on to star in 2017’s “Toilet – Ek Prem Katha” where she refuses to defecate in the fields and demands a toilet at home.

Also in 2017, she starred in “Shubh Mangal Savdhan” where she played a bride whose groom suffers from erectile dysfunction, while in 2018 Netflix Original anthology film “Lust Stories” she plays a maid in a sexual relationship with a bachelor, who suffers silently when his parents seek an arranged marriage for him. In 2019 bandit drama “Sonchiriya” she plays a strong-willed woman who braves
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Shocking: When Irrfan Khan wanted to kill his sister’s boyfriend

Shocking: When Irrfan Khan wanted to kill his sister’s boyfriend
Irrfan Khan is known for intense performances as that’s the kind of roles he did in the initial years. His performances in films like Haasil, Maqbool, Slumdog Millionaire, New York etc. slotted him in a certain genre despite the fact that he occasionally did light-hearted roles like Sunday, Life In A Metro, Krazzy 4 etc.Read More

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Reel Life Entertainment and Phantom Films to produce Vikas Bahls next

Vikas Bahl's Queen went on to become a huge success. Now, the film has found a connection with his next movie and quiet an interesting one. Vikas is currently writing the script of this untitled film, which is a biopic on the Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar, who launched the educational initiative, Super 30. Super 30's website informs, that they hunt for 30 meritorious talents from among the economically backward sections of the society, and shapes them for India's most prestigious institution - the Indian Institute of Technology (Iit)."

Vikas Shares, "His (Anand Kumar) life has many interesting dimensions and weaving them into a film script would be really fascinating. The actor to be chosen for the film will have to study Anandji and mould himself in his style. We will shoot the film extensively in Bihar, so that we can capture the right essence of the story."

There have been many production houses and filmmaker,
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Pritam talks music and creating the songs of Dilwale – Exclusive

Music director Pritam Chakraborty has been instrumental in creating the amazing music of the movies in the Hindi film industry. Think of the incredible sound of the songs of Life in a Metro, the hits of all three Dhoom films, and the brilliant tunes of Jab We Met. Not to mention the wonderful tracks of Gangster and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani as well as the beats of Love Aaj Kal, Cocktail and of course the outstanding tracks of Barfi. And this is just to name a few highlights of the soundtracks he has composed!

Most recently, Pritam created the fabulous soundtrack to the Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol action romance Dilwale, which is in theaters now. In fact, we loved the Ost and gave it 4 stars! (You can read the review here)

Pritam recently took time out of his very busy schedule to give us short but fabulous and fascinating
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Ranbir is not like boring Salman, he takes risks: Anurag Basu

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Filmmaker Anurag Basu, who has directed films like ‘Barfi’, ‘Life In A Metro’ and ‘Gangster’, has said that he prefers to work with actors like Ranbir Kapoor because he is willing to take risks.

The director went on to add that there are not many actors like Ranbir, who unlike Salman Khan, doesn’t repeat himself by doing the same kind of films.Read More
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The Voice India Week 9: Live Shows

Saturday’s episode of The Voice India opened in style with host Karan explaining the new format of the ‘Live Shows’ round. Each of the 7 members in the 4 teams would be performing solo and trying their best to entertain the audience and impress the judges. Team Hr and team Mika would be performing on Saturday and team Shaan and team Sunidhi contestants on Sunday.

Back to the studio and the contestants from all four teams entered onto the stage followed by the four coaches who together sang ‘Om Shanti Om’ from Karz. It was then time for the live shows to begin! But before that, the audience were re-introduced to ex Voice India contestant Meet Jain (Meet was sadly eliminated during the Battle rounds) as he was in the ‘red room’ where he would be seen interacting with the contestants and their families throughout the episode.

Team Mika were first to perform,
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Hollywood, indie film, TV & Bollywood stars to hit the Red Carpet and Liff Opening Night Gala!

London Indian Film Festival returns for its 6th year from 16 – 26 July with some of the most prestigious and thought-provoking new independent films from the Indian sub-continent.

The opening evening gala promises to be a star studded event that culminates in the premiere screening of Umrika, which stars Suraj Sharma (Life of Pi, Million Dollar Arm and Homeland). The first night of this cool film festival takes place at the historic art deco Cineworld Haymarket Cinema.

Expected attendees are Hollywood, indie film, TV and Bollywood stars including star Suraj Sharma and director of Umrika Prashant Nair. Also there will be Adil Hussain who has been seen in The Reluctant Fundamentalist, English Vinglish (Bollywood), Life of Pi, and Tigers and Umrika.

The amazing Konkona Sen Sharma (Indian national award Page 3, Omkara, Life in a Metro), whose films Saari Raat & Gour Hari Dastaan both will be screened at Liff this year will at the gala event.
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The Rise and Rise of Kangana Ranaut!

A Tragedy Queen. Wild Child. Karma Chameleon. Woman of Substance. Kangana Ranaut has had a meteoric rise and emerged as the dark horse of the industry, creating a unique irreplaceable identity for herself.

The actress who hailed from a small town, traveled a long way with big dreams of being a superstar, and has successfully managed to do so on her own terms.

Unconventional and eccentric, Kangana never shieds away from experimenting and shedding her skin to transform into her memorable characters. While she showed tremendous promise in films like Life in a Metro and Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Kangana defied stereotypes with films like Fashion and Tanu Weds Manu.The actress also stole the show in Krrish 3, as she metamorphosed into the edgy Kaya, and then went on to cement her position as possibly the best actress of her generation with Queen, for which she won a National Award.
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Ekta Kapoor to steam up the screen with sex film

Ekta Kapoor to steam up the screen with sex film
It is exit time for Ram Gopal Varma. The one Hindi project that he had on hand, Xes (that's the mirror image of the word 'Sex') has now gone to ad and feature maker Ken Ghosh. The project is now titled, ahem ahem, XXX. And there are 6 stories in the film. So are we looking at an extended sex binge on screen? Says Ken, "I can't promise steamy sex in every story. But yes, sex, or its aftermath or longing for sex would be the basic premise." As for the sexual content on screen, apparently the film would have more of it than any Hindi film so far. Says Ken, "Well, the stories are about sex. So we can't be coy. I've always wanted to work within the bed space. We will have 5-6 stories. But right now there are 12-13 stories that we are looking at.We want to
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Kabira, Badtameez Dil and Subha Hone Na De – Pritam’s most requested songs on his concerts

Pritam Chakraborty, best known for belting out a constant string of superhit music in the last decade, has off-late been taking time out for his first love – concerts and stage shows. Though he used to have his own band and would often do stage shows and concerts in his early days, the increasing load of films took its own toll and Pritam couldn’t do the shows due to paucity of time.

But a year spent taking holiday and streamlining work (Pritam took a sabbatical for a year, from November last year to October this year) Pritam has actively pursued more shows and the tremendous response from the shows has given him the confidence to experiment with his music.

The concerts help Pritam to connect with his fans directly, who love his music but don’t get the opportunity to connect with the elusive musician. During the stage shows the
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Utv and Nikhil Advanis next Katti Batti to feature Imran Khan and Kangna Ranaut

Utv and Nikhil Advanis next Katti Batti to feature Imran Khan and Kangna Ranaut
After films like Dev D, A Wednesday, Barfi!, Kai Po Che and numerous others, Utv Motion Pictures now brings you a unique love story about new age relationships and breaking up and making up in the world of today, the sort of contemporary romantic relationship never before seen on Indian celluloid - Katti Batti. The film will be directed by Nikhil Advani and will bring together Imran Khan and Kangna Ranaut. "We are very excited to be taking our creative journey on Katti Batti to the next phase. It's a most unusual love story steeped in the culture and language of today's relationships. We wanted to make sure that the script gets the right director at the helm and a cast that can justify the two incredibly real, funny and layered lead characters. Our creative team steered the entire project through wonderfully and we are thrilled to have Nikhil, Imran
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Pritam: “Wembley Arena is a dream venue, I am very excited to perform there”

Coming up April 13th, the world famous Wembley Arena will be rocked Bollystyle by the great Pritam. You have heard, danced to and sang along to his outstanding compositions and songs on some of the best soundtracks of the movies including Life In a Metro, Barfi, Cocktail, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Jab We Met and so many more! Presented by Zee TV, the Zee Bollywood Rockstars concert featuring Pritam and many other fabulous performers promises to be a magical musical night.

Talking about how he feels about performing in London for the first time Pritam told Zee TV, “I have always wanted to play in London. I genuinely love the city. Given the large Bollywood music lovers there, I am eager to play in front of them and am looking forward to the show. To top that, it’s a dream venue like Wembley Arena. It’s a great feeling.
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Shikha Kapur quits Disney Utv to join Fox Star India

Shikha Kapur, Vice President of Disney Utv, who worked on some of the biggest films like Rang De Basanti, Chennai Express, Barfi!, Rowdy Rathore, Dev D, Khosla Ka Ghosla, Kaminey, Life In a Metro, Kai Po Che, Abcd among several others, has resigned from her post. With her exit from Utv, Kapur's next move has become one of the most talked topic amongst Bollywood's insiders right now. Interestingly she is set to take on bigger responsibilities as she joins Fox Star India as their Marketing Head. An official confirmation and announcement on the development is still awaited.
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Critically Acclaimed Actor Irrfan Khan’s career to be in the spotlight at London Indian Film Festival

Life of Pi. Paan Singh Tomar. The Namesake. Maqbool. From Hollywood to Bollywood, Irrfan Khan has grown from strength to strength. Born in Jaipur, Rajasthan, Irrfan made his critically acclaimed debut in Bollywood as a main lead actor in 2005 with Rog. Before this, he acted in numerous TV soaps such as Sparsh and Bharat Ek Khoj. Gaining a scholarship at National School of Drama in 1984, Irrfan’s destiny was set for acting. Having achieved three Filmfare awards and a National Film Award, Irrfan has also been awarded the Padma Shri- the fourth highest civilian award in India.

Irrfan Khan will be attending the London Indian Film Festival and will be speaking about his life and his work with director Asif Kapadia on the 20th of July at the BFI, Southbank.

Here, we explore Irrfan’s acting career with a special focus on our three favourite films from Bollywood and Hollywood.
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Monsoon Shootout to open London Indian Film Festival

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Monsoon Shootout to open London Indian Film Festival
Amit Kumar’s Monsoon Shootout will have its UK premiere as the opening night film of the 4th annual London Indian Film Festival (July 18-25).

Closing the festival will be the UK premiere of Bombay Talkies, which comprises four stories by directors Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee and Anurag Kashyap. The film explores 100 years of Indian cinema and features independent and Bollywood stars.

Other UK premieres at Liff include Pune 25, BA Pass, Oonga, Mapa, Life is Good and The Bright Day, Shahid, Tasher Desh (The Land of Cards) and Josh (Against the Grain).

Gyan Correa’s The Good Road will receive its international premiere and Pawan Kumar’s Lucia – Kammada cinema’s first crowd-funding film - will have its world premiere at Liff.

For the first time, the festival will go on tour to Bradford and Glasgow.

The centrepiece ‘In conversation’ event will take place at London’s BFI Southabnk on July 20 with actor Irrfan Khan talking
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4th Liff to close with Monsoon Shootout Bombay Talkies

4th Liff to close with Monsoon Shootout Bombay Talkies
Amit Kumar's trigger happy Monsoon Shootout will be the red carpet UK Premiere opening night film of the Fourth annual London Indian Film Festival (July 18-25), Together with O2. This film is a version of Sliding Doors meets a hyper-real cop thriller, which will have you on the edge of your seats. Closing the festival will be a special UK premiere of favourite Bombay Talkies with four magical stories by acclaimed directors Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee and Anurag Kashyap exploring 100 years of Indian cinema, studded with top independent and Bollywood stars. Both films had a triumphant reception at the recent Cannes Film Festival and special guests are expected to both screenings.

Now Europe's largest platform for Indian cinema, the London Indian Film Festival returns to the Capital, celebrating the exploding movement of Indian Independent cinema and bringing to UK audiences a rare selection of cutting-edge films from
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Bombay Talkies to feature at Fourth London Indian Film Festival

We are proud to announce that once again we will be partners for the fabulous London Indian Film Festival, the festival that celebrates Indian films in all its forms. Now Europe’s largest platform for Indian cinema, the London Indian Film Festival returns to the Capital, celebrating the exploding movement of Indian Independent cinema and bringing to UK audiences a rare selection of cutting-edge films from some of India’s hottest independent talents. Going way beyond Bollywood, the festival presents a kaleidoscope of new films that challenge, shock, generate debate and present a more realistic view of India and the subcontinent today, in all its diversity. For the first time, the festival is going on tour to Bradford and Glasgow. Running from the 18th to the 25th of July, you will get to see some fabulous films, take part in a cool masterclass and more!

Cary Rajinder Sawhney, Festival Director comments,
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Comedy genre – A comfort zone for Sharman Joshi?

Veteran Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi has proven his acting abilities to us time and again with brilliant roles in movies like 3 Idiots, Ferrari Ki Sawaari, Life in a Metro and Rang De Basanti etc.

However, we as an audience can associate him most with his role in the comedy series Golmaal. This time he is back again with another movie from the comedy genre – War Chhod Na Yaar!

Although he claims that his choice of movies is strictly based on the script of the movie, he has returned back to the comedy genre time and again. This can be proven by his association with each and every installment from the Golmaal series, after every serious movie he has done.

Even though he has declined to be a part of Golmaal Returns, he is busy with his upcoming film, War Chhod Na Yaar, the first War Comedy movie of India.

War
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